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    Tax on state pension - is it fair?

    What do others think of the fact that your state pension is taxed? Surely it's a bit rotten to do it? It's a small enough amount anyway.
  2. Tes369

    The rise of the Police State.

    Police spies helped create employee ‘blacklist’ for UK companies, force admits By Sallyann Nicholls 24/03/2018 Workers who complained of safety violations were reported by police spies and prevented from getting another job in the construction industry, an investigation has uncovered. Richard...
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    Home Education v. State "Education" (read indoctrination?)

    Homeschooling Parents Would 'Go to Jail' Rather Than Send Daughter to State School - http://www.breitbart.com/london/2018/02/26/homeschool-parents-jail-daughter-interviewed-local-authority/ I was worried to read this today. I home ed four children from 2 to 9. Any home eds on here what are your...
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    Money Mail Campaign 'Unlock Our Pensions'

    I seem to recall a while back, talking to a member about annuity pensions, and the then Chancellor George Osborne bringing in a new law allow pensioners unlocking themselves from annuity pensions and cashing in their lump sums. Well it appears the new government under Theresa May has decided to...
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    Recommended testing

    What would you put on hmo as testing regime id say every 5 years as rented accommodation
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    finishing another's work

    Hi guys, looking for some advice on whether to finish another guys work or not. Got a phone call to go out and have a look at completing a rewire. Woman who owns the flat is very upset with the situation, her ex brother in law (supposedly fully qualified) started and nearly finished rewiring...
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    trouble with 2394/2395 revision queston

    hey guys.... ive downloaded some revision questions for my 2394/95 course i have booked for august and ive come across a question im a little unsure about......even when i have used the regs and GN3 to help. a little help would be greatly appreciated as there is no answer sheet for the...
  8. M

    Domestic installation of a hot tub

    Hi, I am installing a hot tub in a friends garden,I am using 2.5swa cable straight out of the dis board on a 32A mcb,to a commando switch/socket,I am not sure if i have to use an rcd aswell next to the socket??
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    Solid state relay motion sensor?

    Hi all, Have a question for you all...Does anyone know of an occupancy switch that uses a solid state relay? Cant be the standard, electronic ones (ie the ones that you hear a click on switching), as the pulse from these is reducing the longevity of the cfl ballast's installed. Cheers, ffm
  10. keniff

    Domestic Replacement shower

    If your replacing a shower like for like power wise, are you under any obligation to supply rcd for this? As no alteration has been made to the circuit and no change of opd has been done?
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    Advice on testing course

    I am a qualified electrician and my company is gona put me through 2391-10. Now im afraid of failing and am aware of how hard it is to pass. I reckon im out of touch with correct procedures such as locking off, isolation and also some test procedures such as earth electrode or earth free zones...
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    Replacement Distribution Boards

    We are down to replace various DB's on old type commercial buildings, having looked at the install, they are in a bad state of repair, does the replacement DB, require RCBO's for all lighting circuits due to the cabling concealed in walls etc. Or can you fit like for like as it's pre 17th or is...
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    To hell with 240v, I'm going corgi !!!

    Sex For Gas: Kentucky Woman Arrested For Prostituting Herself For $100 Gas Card (VIDEO) this is the future guys !
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